In various spheres or areas of life, rights are linked to responsibilities. To the extent we fulfil our responsibilities, to that extent only could we claim or exercise our rights. To the extent we fail in our responsibilities, to that extent we forfeit our rights.
There is a fallacy that the Golden Karanduwa or Casket that is being taken during the Kandy Esala Perahera is kept as security on the last night of the Randoli Perahera Finale at Gedige Vihare in Aadahana Maluwa.
Talking about literature, we tend to get divided and hover between extremes
Most Sri Lankans including the professionals believe that Leprosy does not exist in Sri Lanka today. Some believe that it has been eliminated.
Q. What is the reasoning behind the SWAN- South Asia Women’s Network
The SAMAGI BALAWEGAYA or FORCE for UNITY led a protest on a very worthy cause on August 14, at the Fort Railway station.
With government action, public awareness and pressure now focused on issues relating to the safety and quality of food
The Esala Perahera in the hill capital was originated in 1775 A.D. under the reign of King Keerthi Sri Rajasinghe and was confined to the processions of four Devalayas- Natha, Vishnu, Kataragama and Pattini.
Liberal economic reforms that swept across the world over the last several decades have had a significant transformational effect on many countries. Many state-led economies gave way to ones dominated by private capital, both local and foreign. The role of the state in turn became less significant in the management....
Two years ago, there was a sudden adrenalin rush about finding oil in Sri Lankan waters, just as there was back in the 1970s. That rush ended as soon as it had begun. So has this one, it seems, since no oil has been found after two years and no politician cares to mention it nowadays.
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